Program Manager

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Gilmour Space is the leading Australian rocket company, pioneering next-generation hybrid propulsion technologies for small satellite launch vehicles.

As the Program Manager, you will contribute towards the achievement of the company’s overall business goals by leading the Suborbital Launch Vehicle Program and ensuring the program aligns with the company’s strategic and operational objectives. You will be responsible for coordinating and driving cross functional teams to work in line with set schedules, budgets, and variations to the program.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The responsibilities listed are not exhaustive, they represent examples of the work performed by this position.

  • Work with key stakeholders to manage the overall performance of all program related efforts
  • Manage schedule, budget, and documentation for throughout the entire program development lifecycle
  • Manage and continually evaluate costs
  • Communicate program goals internally and ensure appropriate allocation of resources
  • Monitor the progress of internal and external activities to ensure timelines are met
  • Lead regular review meetings with internal and external stakeholders to evaluate and communicate progress and issues
  • Prepare, coordinate, and chair presentations and design reviews
  • Actively consult with relevant people and departments to ensure program activities are achieved and issues are resolved quickly
  • Provide comprehensive reporting as required by the Chief Executive Officer
  • Work with the Human Resource Department in the recruitment and training of employees.
  • Provide leadership, motivation, and direction in the day to day running of employees reporting to this position, ensuring the department is managed effectively by setting clear targets / KPI’s and monitoring these in line with expectations
  • To manage performance of the team, ensuring that any shortfalls in performance are managed and reported
  • To ensure all workers are inducted and operate to the company’s policies/procedures including casuals, contractors & visitors on site
  • To complete Performance Appraisals in line with Gilmour Space policy and procedures
  • To ensure that the team receive adequate training and development necessary to meet the needs of the business
  • Other duties as requested by Management

Minimum Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering or related fields
  • 5+ years of experience in program or project management
  • Must be capable of obtaining and maintaining an Australian Government NV 1 security clearance

Desired Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and deliver reliable and expeditious results across multiple priorities
  • Demonstrates personal responsibility and accountability for actions and decisions
  • Self-motivated and results oriented with a high level of attention to detail
  • Experience in strategy, development, and execution of plans/projects
  • Strong interpersonal communications skills with internal and external entities
  • Working experience of ERP systems (SAP, Fishbowl, other)
  • Previous management or program leadership experience
  • Positive, “can-do” attitude and ability to work in a very high paced and dynamic environment
  • Ability to handle pressure and cope with sudden surges in work volume
  • Well-developed negotiation, problem solving and conflict resolution skills
  • Strong analytical, verbal, and written skills
  • Good understanding and working knowledge of Health, Safety and Environmental legislation/requirements
  • Demonstrated commitment to health and safety, quality assurance, continuous improvement, and environmental management
  • Advance level in Microsoft Office applications

Policies and Procedures:

All Gilmour Space policies and procedures form part of all Employees’ terms of engagement and position descriptions. Employees of Gilmour Space are to ensure compliance with all company policies and procedures as updated from time to time. On occasion you may be required to attend training on policies and procedures.

How to Apply:

You will be joining a team that is working together to achieve the unimaginable for human access to space. You will be encouraged to reach your highest potential through continuous learning and embracing change.

If you are a proactive team player with a passion for space and a desire to succeed, please apply now by clicking the apply button and including your resume and cover letter. 

Gilmour Space Technologies is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all team members. 

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